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moon landing

This picture, taken on July 20, 1969, shows astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walking on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity.With one small step off a ladder, commander of the Apollo 11 mission Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, before the eyes of hundreds of millions of awed television viewers worldwide. With that step, he placed mankind's first footprint on an extraterrestrial world and gained instant hero status. (Photo by NASA/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Most Americans Do Not List Moon Landing As Nation’s Greatest Achievement

According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research center, only a small percentage of the American populace continues to view the moon landing as a crowning achievement for the nation.

07/22/2013